Passing the time at an orphanage outside Kampala, Uganda.Photo: ZUMA Press / Alamy

Orphans in limbo

With the Ugandan government announcing it may close down hundreds of illegal orphanages, it is not clear what will happen to the children living in them.

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NI 515 - Making peace in a world at war - September, 2018
The trauma of history

The trauma of history

Sally Hayden writes about the Lukodi massacre museum.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018
Education by e-book? A teacher and her class at low-cost private school  Bridge in Mpigi, Uganda.Photo: Jon Rosenthal/Alamy

Between a shark and the deep sea

Can a US chain of profit-making schools really help the poor? Patience Akumu reports on the impact of Bridge academies in Uganda.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
Pride under pressure in Uganda

Pride under pressure in Uganda

The Ugandan LGBT community is under shock after police raided the Ugandan Pride Week, reports Jess Worth.

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NI 496 - World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories - October, 2016
Congolese refugees bound for Uganda.Photo: James Akena/Reuters

Why don’t you move to Uganda?

Patience Akumu explains that some African countries host large numbers of refugees.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Not doing the Lord’s work: Pastor Martin Ssempa (wearing spectacles) blesses politician David Bahati, who introduced Uganda’s notorious Anti-Homosexuality Bill as a Private Member’s Bill in 2009. The ceremony took place at an anti-gay church service at the Christianity Focus Centre in Kampala’s biggest slum, Kisenyi. Photo: Benedicte Desrus/Alamy

The anti-gay gospel

How foreign funds amplify hate in Uganda, by Patience Akumu.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
John 'Bosco' Nyombi.

John ‘Bosco’ Nyombi: flight and detention

John ‘Bosco’ Nyombi was removed from Britain to months of fear and persecution as a gay man in Uganda. Eventually, a British judge ruled his removal illegal and ordered that he be brought back. He tells Dinyar Godrej about his journey.

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NI 433 - Deported! What happened next? - June, 2010
Going round in circles: John ‘Bosco’ Nyombi’s fight for the right to stay in Britain was an epic battle of resistance.

Deported: the man in the newspaper

John 'Bosco' Nyombi sought sanctuary in the West from persecution in Uganda – only to spend eight years struggling for his rights.

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NI 433 - Deported! What happened next? - June, 2010

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Making peace in a world at war September, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
Bad Education September, 2017
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Deported! What happened next? June, 2010
Deported! What happened next? June, 2010
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